A Review of the Geochemistry and Lake Physics of the Antarctic Dry Areas

  1. Lyle D. Mcginnis
  1. A. T. Wilson

Published Online: 19 MAR 2013

DOI: 10.1029/AR033p0185

Dry Valley Drilling Project

Dry Valley Drilling Project

How to Cite

Wilson, A. T. (1981) A Review of the Geochemistry and Lake Physics of the Antarctic Dry Areas, in Dry Valley Drilling Project (ed L. D. Mcginnis), American Geophysical Union, Washington, D. C.. doi: 10.1029/AR033p0185

Author Information

  1. Antarctic Research Unit, University of Waikato, New Zealand

Publication History

  1. Published Online: 19 MAR 2013
  2. Published Print: 1 JAN 1981

ISBN Information

Print ISBN: 9780875901770

Online ISBN: 9781118664643

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Keywords:

  • Geology—Antarctic regions—Victoria Land—Addresses, essays, lectures;
  • Borings—Antarctic regions—Victoria Land—Addresses, essays, lectures

Summary

This chapter contains sections titled:

  • Introduction

  • Physical setting ofthe dry areas

  • Origin of chemicalstratification

  • The geochemistry of antarcticdry areas

  • Groundwater chemistry

  • Glacier chemistry

  • Lake chemistry

  • Lake physics

  • Solar heating of lakes

  • Conclusion